Salary Survey: Average Starting Salary for Class of 2013 Grads Increases 2.4 Percent
September 17, 2013
“The overall average starting salary for Class of 2013 new college graduates currently stands at $45,327, an increase of 2.4 percent over the reported average of $44,259 for Class of 2012 graduates, according to the September 2013 Salary Survey.”
Technical majors-especially those in engineering-head the list of top-paid majors for the Class of 2013, according to NACE’s September 2013 Salary Survey.
Employers focused on hiring new college grads are optimistic about the job market for Class of 2014 grads; overall, they say the job market looks good for 2014 grads. In fact, they expect to hire 7.8 percent more Class of 2014 grads for their U.S. operations than they hired from the Class of 2013.